27/11/2018

NEW DELHI: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Monday said as many as 5,000 plants for extracting biogas from agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste are envisaged to be set up in the country in next five years at a massive Rs 1.75 lakh crore investment.

Pradhan announced that state-owned fuel marketing companies will purchase all the bio-gas from these plants at Rs 46 per kg in a bid to cut reliance on imports for meeting oil needs.

CBG so offered will replace compressed natural gas (CNG) currently used in buses, cars and autos.

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